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BEST Brunch, Nantucket

2012 BEST Brunch, Nantucket
Photograph by Gauthier Stact and Sam Photography

Cru

Nantucket

The food’s great at this island newcomer—the crispy soft-shell-crab BLT and brioche French toast are standouts—and the views are glorious. So linger…what’s the rush? Order up another wasabi-infused bloody mary and let the day breeze by. read more»

2011 BEST Brunch, Nantucket

Boarding House

Nantucket

Like sitting on a South End patio, you’ll see everyone during weekend brunch here. People-watching aside, the covered, fenced-in Federal Street terrace is also a cool and shady spot to take in Seth and Angela Raynor’s outstanding service and locally… read more»

2007 BEST Brunch, Nantucket

Topper’s Restaurant at the Wauwinet

Nantucket

A quick ferry ride from Straight Wharf drops Sunday gourmands at the Wauwinet, where the garden at the inn’s restaurant, Topper’s, isn’t just for show. In the hours before the brunch rush, chef David Daniels (formerly of XV Beacon’s Federalist)… read more»

2005 BEST Brunch, Nantucket

Fifty-Six Union

Nantucket

Just about every islander wanders by or through Fifty-Six Union on the weekends. Generations of families pass pitchers of cream beside tables of honeymooners gazing at each other over French toast with berries. And while the ambiance and cute décor… read more»

2004 BEST Brunch, Nantucket

Black Eyed Susan’s

Nantucket

Fine dining meets fine diner at this tiny, locally beloved restaurant, which has turned a counter-and-table setting into one of the island’s best spots for creative New American cuisine. Be prepared to wait outside for a table: reservations are accepted… read more»